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We sing of the realms of the blest

We sing of the realms of the blest

Author: Elizabeth K. Mills
Published in 16 hymnals

Author: Elizabeth K. Mills

Mills, Elizabeth, née King, daughter of Philip King, was born at Stoke Newington in 1805; married to Thomas Mills, M.P., and died at Finsbury Place, London, April 21, 1829. Her popular hymn:— We speak of the realms of the blest. [Heaven] is thus annotated in Miller's Singers and Songs, &c, 1869, p. 483: "We are much indebted to John Remington Mills, Esq., M.P. for information about this hymn, written by his accomplished relative. The original has 6 st. and was composed after reading ‘Bridges on the 119th Psalm' (on ver. 44, p. 116), ‘We speak of heaven, but oh! to be there.' . . . Already deservedly a favourite, new interest will be added to this hymn when we know that the authoress was early called to ‘the realms of the blest,' o… Go to person page >

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First Line: We sing of the realms of the blest
Author: Elizabeth K. Mills

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Instances (1 - 16 of 16)

Canadian Sabbath-School Hymn Book #d268

Gems of Sacred Song for Sunday Schools #d99

Hallowed Songs #d371

Hymns for use in Sunday Schools #d49

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Hymns of Worship #625

Kind Words #d107

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Kind Words #21

New Standard Singer #d237

New Standard Singer, Pt. 1-7 #d241

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Our New Hymnal #402

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Sabbath-School Hymn-Book #203

The Gem #d179

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The Heavenly Choir #70b

The New Christian Harp. 10th ed. #d256

The Saint John's Church Sunday School Hymn Book #d110

The Village Hymn book #d284

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